Two civilians killed in Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharswan district; Naxalite militants suspected
Two persons, including a woman, were shot dead allegedly by Naxals in Marudanga village of adjoining Seraikela-Kharswan district in Jharkhand on Wednesday
Jamshedpur: Two persons, including a woman, were shot dead allegedly by Naxals in Marudanga village of adjoining Seraikela-Kharswan district in Jharkhand on Wednesday, a senior police officer said.
On being informed about the incident, a police team rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies, Sub-divisional police officer (Seraikela) Avinash Kumar said.
The Maoists also left hand-written posters accusing the victims of being police informers and collecting levy in their name, he said.
While the woman was a resident of that village, the identity of the male victim was yet to be ascertained, Kumar said.
A search operation has been launched to track down the ultras, he said.
The incident occurred when the bus driver lost control of the vehicle near Bahumar, around 110 km from Ranchi, Superintendent of Police Manoj Ratan Chothe said
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